H.I.M. Announce North American Tour Dates
Finnish rock giants H.I.M. have announced their first North American
headline tour in support of their forthcoming new studio album, Tears On
Tape. Dubbed Tears On Tour, the May 2013 run will make scheduled stops
in both Los Angeles and New York City (tour dates below).
Tears On Tape will be released on April 30th on Razor & Tie in
North America. A special pre-sale for the House of Blues, Ticketmaster,
and Citibank will start on Wednesday, February 20th and tickets will go
on sale to the public on Friday, February 22nd. Tickets will be
Tears On Tape is the “Love Metal” band’s eighth official album and
was recorded in their home country with long-time producer Hiili
Hiilesmaa and once again mixed by long time-band associate, Tim Palmer
(U2, OZZY OSBOURNE, PEARL JAM, ROBERT PLANT).
Formed in 1992 by vocalist Ville Valo,
and bassist Mikko “Migé” Paananen, H.I.M.’s previous albums
have seen them win a worldwide following, becoming the first Finnish act
to achieve platinum sales in the US. To date, H.I.M.
has sold a
combined 1.75 million albums and over 1 million digital tracks in North
H.I.M.’s current lineup is: Valo
(Keyboards), and Gas
A formidable live act, the band is also confirmed to perform at this year’s U.K. Download Festival in mid-June.
3 - Los Angeles, CA- House Of Blues
5 - San Francisco, CA- The Fillmore
8- Chicago, IL - House Of Blues
9 - Toronto Canada -Danforth Music Hall
10 - New York, NY - Irving Plaza
12 - Philadelphia, PA - Theatre Of Living Arts
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